Royal Jordanian Aircraft Fleet Ownership
IATA Code: RJ | ICAO Code: RJA | Callsign JORDANIAN
Royal Jordanian Airlines
الملكية الأردنية
Amman Housing Bank Complex,Interior Roundabout , Shmesani Area,P.O.Box 302
Amman 11118
Tel: +962 6-520-2000, Fax: +962 6-567-6285
www.rj.com

Ownership: Publicly listed, Amman Stock Exchange(RJAL.ASE), (for details please see below)

Subsidiaries:
Royal Wings
Royal Jordanian Cargo
Royal Jordanian Ground Handling


Royal Jordanian (RJ) is Jordan's national flag air carrier operating scheduled international services covering four continents. Its base of operations is Queen Alia International Airport, located in the outskirts of Amman.

The airline was incorporated on December 9, 1963. Its operations commenced on December 15, 1963 in pursuance of a royal decree by the late King Hussein.  Initially founded with capital from private shareholders, subsequently the Jordanian Government acquired Alia (Royal Jordanian predecessor) as Jordan's national carrier.

After successful privatization and restructuring, in 2001 RJ became a public shareholding company. In December 2007, the company's shares were listed on the Amman Stock Exchange at a capital of JD84.4 million at that time

Jordanians presently hold 68% of the shares, of which 26% held by the Jordanian government, 10% Jordan's Social Security Corporation and 3% to the Jordan's Armed Forces Fund. Additionally, shares were allocated to RJ employees. Staff member are approx 4,300.

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Royal Jordanian News
Jun17
Royal Jordanian commits to 7 new Airbus aircraft from AWAS
Thursday, June 17, 2010
Dublin,  Dublin-based lessor AWAS today announced the lease of 7 new Airbus aircraft to Royal Jordanian to replace 6 Airbus aircraft currently operating in the fleet. The replacement consists of 4 A320s and 2 A321s and an additional A320 to be assimilated into the fleet. Read More
May24
Royal Jordanian Airlines receives two new Airbus A330s today
Monday, May 24, 2010
Amman, Two new Airbus A330-200 aircraft joined the Royal Jordanian fleet. The planes will be dedicated to serve the airline’s long- and medium-range routes to the Far East and London. Read More
Mar22
Two Airbus A330s and an Embraer 175 will join the fleet this year
Monday, March 22, 2010
Amman, Two new Airbus A330s will join the Royal Jordanian fleet to serve the growing number of flights to the Far East destinations and the London route.  And in the last quarter of this year, a new Embraer 175 aircraft will also be added to the fleet to meet the large increase in the number of flights the airline runs to regional stations. RJ operates seven regional jets of Embraer 195 and 175 type. Read More
Oct28
RJ makes JD25.5 million in net profits during the first nine months of the year
Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Amman, Royal Jordanian Board of Directors chaired by Nasser Lozi approved in its October 28, 2009, session the financial results for the first nine months of 2009. RJ achieved net profits of JD25.5 million, against JD3.8 million in net losses incurred during the same period of last year. 

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Oct18
Royal Jordanian and JorAMCo Forge Closer Cooperation
Sunday, October 18, 2009
Amman, Royal Jordanian, the oneworld carrier, and the Jordan Aircraft Maintenance Company Limited (JorAMCo) announced they were opening a new chapter of collaboration in heavy and basic maintenance, carried out in JorAMCo hangars at Queen Alia International Airport. Read More
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